Greene posted his 21st save of the season despite allowing a hit and a walk in the ninth against the Pirates on Tuesday. He was on the verge of disaster with Josh Bell at the plate, two runners on base and only one out, but Greene induced a game-ending double play against the MVP candidate. Greene has now saved 21 of the Tigers' 26 wins this season. He is 0-2 with a 0.93 ERA, 0.86 WHIP and 29 strikeouts in 29 innings this season. Greene is also 21-for-22 in save chances.
Greene worked around a hit and a walk to fire a scoreless ninth inning and record the save in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Pirates. It wasn't the smoothest outing for Greene, but the Tigers' closer worked out of trouble by inducing a Josh Bell double-play grounder with runners on first and second to end the game. Greene now has 21 saves and a microscopic 0.93 ERA this season, as he continues to enhance his trade value ahead of the deadline.
Greene earned the save in Wednesday's 3-2 victory over the Royals, pitching a scoreless ninth inning during which he allowed a hit and recorded a strikeout. Greene now ranks second in the majors behind Kirby Yates with 20 saves on the season. Through his 27 appearances, the right-hander has been a solid ninth-inning stopper, compiling a 1.00 ERA, 0.81 WHIP and 29:7 K:BB. After a rocky 2018 in which he posted a 5.12 ERA, the 30-year-old reliever has been lights-out so far this season with a 1.00 ERA and 29 strikeouts through 27 innings. The struggling Tigers, for which Greene has recorded saves in 20 of their 25 wins, could decide to move the closer before the trade deadline while his value is high.
Greene worked around a hit to fire a scoreless ninth inning and record a save in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Royals. Detroit is sitting at 25-39, and Greene has recorded saves in 20 of those wins. After a rocky 2018 in which he posted a 5.12 ERA, the 30-year-old reliever has been lights-out so far this season with a 1.00 ERA and 29 strikeouts through 27 innings of work. The struggling Tigers could decide to move Greene before the trade deadline while his value is at a high-water mark.
Greene allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save in Tuesday's 9-6 win over the Rays. He had one strikeout and zero walks. It didn't look like Greene's services would be required Tuesday with the Tigers leading 9-2 heading into the eighth inning, but a grand slam closed the gap and gave him the chance to secure his 19th save. The 30-year-old has a 1.08 ERA, 0.84 WHIP and 28:7 K:BB this season and has blown only one save in 20 chances.